Copenhagen: Experts in Denmark, after a long study, have discovered that people with various psychological problems can be easy victims of diabetes.
The comprehensive study, led by Nina Lindiklade of the University of Southern Denmark, was conducted by experts from various research institutes in Denmark and the Netherlands, the details of which have been published online in the latest issue of the research journal Diabetology.
For this research, they used 245 studies and 32 analyzes that have been published in medical literature over the years.
They found that people who suffer from 11 different mental illnesses or conditions, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, sleep disturbances and dementia, type 2 The rate of diabetes was significantly higher than other people.
The rate of type 2 diabetes was highest in people with sleep disorders at 40%, compared with 21% for those who ate excessively due to stress.
16% of alcoholics and heavy drug users, 14% of anxiety patients, 11% of people with bipolar disorder and psychosis called psychosis and 8% of patients with intellectual disability. The percentage was found to be type 2 diabetes.
In this study, scientists also found that the rate of type 2 diabetes in the general population is between 6 and 9%.
However, in the light of this research, they have specifically warned of sleep disorders, saying that it not only plays a major role in increasing the chances of diabetes but also if the sleep is affected continuously for a long time, it can lead to heart and There are a number of other brain diseases that can complicate diabetes.
It should be noted that various studies so far have shown that persistent anxiety, worry and worry, among other factors, are among the major causes of type 2 diabetes.
New research confirms this, and the nature of the threat becomes clearer.